SKKS IV: 423

On the moon after rain.

月をなをまつらんものかむらさめのはれゆく雲のすゑのさと人

tsuki o nao
matsuran mono ka
murasame no
hareyuku kumo no
sue no satobito
Is it still the moon
For whom you wait?
The drenching rain
Clouds clearing
My distant, homebound love.

Lady Kunaikyō (d. ca 1204 – 5)

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